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subgenus Cricotopus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Chironomidae (Midges)
Subfamily Orthocladiinae
Genus Cricotopus
No Taxon subgenus Cricotopus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cricotopus van der Wulp 1874
Identification
Front tibia dark with broad white band closer to base than apex. Abdominal segments 1 and 2 or 1 and 4 yellow or yellow-green, remainder dark. Sexual appendages often white.